Wanaka freeskiier Jossi Wells will be one name missing from the New Zealand Winter Games.
Strap on your boots, grab your skis and adjust your goggles, the New Zealand Winter Games are back, this time with an injection of youth.
There is no problem with people quietly living long-term at the Albert Town campground, councillors and the campground manager say.
Coastguard Wanaka is pleased its wish for a marine rescue centre to be built at Eely Point has been supported by the Wanaka Community Board.
Wanaka rider Phoebe Young says being selected for the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October is a ''major step'' towards her ultimate goal of competing at the Olympics.
Freshly dried tea towels combusting are believed to be the cause of a fire that severely damaged the interior of Ode Conscious Dining in Wanaka on Sunday morning.
The Ministry of Education is standing firm on its policy that allows children to stand on school buses on the open road, despite calls for change from the Wanaka Primary School board.
Conditions were near perfect for this year’s Treble Cone banked slalom race at the weekend.
There was barking, laughter and general chaos at the Wanaka Sled Dog Festival yesterday, but if you listened closely enough, you could almost hear the sound of distant wedding bells.
The first step has been successful for a developer hoping to turn private cul-de-sac Peak View Ridge into an access point to its development.
An access ramp on to the Hawea River swing bridge next to the Albert Town campground could be built by the end of the year.
The QLDC is to consider relaxing proposed changes to visitor accommodation rules after receiving significant feedback on the subject last summer, but some people are still not happy.
A Wanaka gym is hoping to raise more than $3000 to help community members suffering from mental illness.
A new zone made operative in the Queenstown Lakes district plan may affect some residential areas in Wanaka.
The search and rescue helicopter looking for a missing Australian climber on Mount Aspiring may be unable to reach the location tonight due to bad weather.
The Wanaka road crash rescue team have ``just winged it'' to win the Australasian Rescue Challenge, held in Warragul, Victoria, over the weekend.
A considerable donation of bait eggs will likely allow for more funding for remote bird monitoring, a Makarora trapping group says.
Advanced warning signs were installed late last week at the intersection of Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds with the hope of reducing the number of accidents and near misses there.
Despite seeing positive signs from a meeting with a Ministry of Education delegation, Wanaka Primary School board chairman Andrew Howard says he will continue to "keep the pressure on" the ministry...
The manager of Hunter Valley Station has hit back at claims access to his land is made deliberately difficult, and says anyone is welcome to visit - provided they "meet all the criteria".